In this bulletin, the relentless battle against fires in Queensland and New South Wales again dominates the news.

Given the current drought and wildfires the Federal Government is urging the eastern states to speed up the construction of dams.

Queensland researchers are recruiting for the world’s largest skin cancer study.

Media workers killed during front line reporting have been honoured in Brisbane.

Some of Brisbane’s best masters of disguise, called cosplayers are donning their outfits.

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